Learning To Sew-And More!

This course is full. Please contact us on 0117 903 8844 to be added to the queue.

Course code:†T42E

A practical course for beginners and those with some experience. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

When and where

Dates

From 19 Apr 2024 to 24 May 2024
Fri 10:00-12:30

6 weeks

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19 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:30

26 Apr 2024

10:00 to 12:30

03 May 2024

10:00 to 12:30

10 May 2024

10:00 to 12:30

17 May 2024

10:00 to 12:30

24 May 2024

10:00 to 12:30


with Marilyn Mitchelmore

Location

Stoke Lodge†

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £118.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £118.00, the concession rate is £73.00.

Who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Learn how to use a sewing machine, how to plan for a project, cut out, sew seams, apply linings, apply zips, etc.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</span></strong></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Students can expect tuition on using a sewing machine, hand stitching, pressing and pattern reading.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This is a mixed ability course; students will choose their own project and learn at their own pace.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</span></strong></span></p>

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Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif">Other sewing courses.</span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif">Yes. Students will be encouraged to progress with garment at home if possible.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">To the 1<sup>st</sup> session, please bring:</span></strong></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A piece of fabric, 15cms by 30cms</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Scissors</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Hand sewing needles and thread</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Tape measure</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Seam un-picker</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Pins†</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A pencil and note pad will be useful for note taking</span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Sewing machines are available to use but you may wish to bring your own.</span></strong></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The course is all practical. Techniques will be demonstrated during the course.</span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">See list above.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Sewing machines are available to use but you may wish to bring your own.</span></strong></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learnerís responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learnerís home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>